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Blu-ray Player Reviews

Updated: Nov 27, 2023 16:26
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LG UP970

LG'S UP970 is the company's first 4K Blu-ray player which will come a full 12 months after the competition. But what does it offer the others can't?

14 expert reviews | 218 user reviews

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Pioneer BDP-LX88

If you’re largely concerned with movie performance, you’ll find little to fault here, but at this price we need more for the full five. Rival player the Oppo BDP-105D offers a better all-round performance and feature set. MORE: Best Buys: Blu-ray players

7 expert reviews | 4 user reviews

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Panasonic DMP-BDT180EG

The DMP-BDT180's key strength is in playback of Blu-ray and DVD disks. With class-leading image processing, and 4K upscaling of Blu-ray disks, it does the core job of any Blu-Ray player exceptionally well. A very wide range of formats is supported,...

4 expert reviews | 221 user reviews

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Pioneer BDP-180

The Pioneer BDP-180 is a top-of-the-range Blu-ray player, with 4K upscaling and a focus on high-quality audio playback. With wi-fi and other useful features, this model has almost everything you could ask for from a Blu-ray player, but how does it...

3 expert reviews | 75 user reviews

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Sony BDP-S6500

Overall, the BDP-S6500 is worth the price if you can overlook it’s small but niggling deficiencies. The design isn’t the most creative or impressive, but amongst all your other gleaming TV gadgets, does it really matter that much? With the BDP-S6500...

9 expert reviews | 1243 user reviews

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Sony BDP-S790

care about quality. But once we determine that the video and audio quality are excellent, as they are with this Sony BDP-S790, well, then I want to see what I get for my $230*.

27 expert reviews | 733 user reviews

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Samsung BD-J5500

Samsung's BD-J5500 is the company's entry-level Blu-Ray player for 2015, and it offers a lot of features for a small outlay.

6 expert reviews | 857 user reviews

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LG BP620

If you want 3D, the LG BP620 has most of the right features, but the absence of Amazon Instant and a dedicated Netflix button hurt its value a bit.

20 expert reviews | 1640 user reviews

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Cambridge Audio CXU

This universal disc spinner bucks the trend for cheap Blu-ray decks by being both massively expensive and hugely impressive in its quest for awesome hi-res audio and hi-def images. But don't go looking for Netflix.

3 expert reviews | 14 user reviews

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Panasonic DMP-BDT167

The Panasonic DMP-BDT167EB is a 3D Blu-ray player with smart features. You'll be able to access a range of apps, including catch-up TV and on-demand services such as BBC iPlayer, YouTube and Netflix, as well as play content from an external hard drive...

2 expert reviews | 14 user reviews

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Sony BDP-S780

The Sony BDP-S780 offers a wide selection of Internet-streamed entertainment, but makes some curious compromises. Its 3D settings can improve stereoscopic viewing. But the $230 price may be a painful trade-off for this model's capabilities.

19 expert reviews | 117 user reviews

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Panasonic DMP-BDT310

Panasonic definitely has a winner this year in the DMP-BDT310 Networked Blu-ray 3D player. It offers fast disc loading, a nicely improved user interface, a solid selection of streaming sources and apps, and excellent audio and video performance. The...

22 expert reviews | 454 user reviews

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Samsung BD-F7500

The Samsung F7500 is a great-looking, full-featured Blu-ray player held back by a few small quirks. The video processing hiccups in testing couldn't be explained or reproduced in movie watching, but they're still notable, and it's a little slow to load...

17 expert reviews | 1114 user reviews

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Sony BDP-S5100

The Sony BDP-S5100 Blu-ray player offers a wealth of services and very good image quality for the money.

14 expert reviews | 3456 user reviews

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Panasonic DMP-BDT220

Performance and Conclusions The BDT220 is pretty speedy, averaging 24.8 seconds to load a non-BD-Live disc ( Ralph Bakshi's Wizards ), and 22.3 seconds for a BD-Live disc ( The Sound of Music 45th Anniversary Edition ).

20 expert reviews | 1864 user reviews

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Sony BDP-S470

The BDP-S470 is one of the lightest and most compact Blu-Ray players...

30 expert reviews | 496 user reviews

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Yamaha BD-S677

Priced at $329.95, Yamaha's new BD-S677 Blu-ray 3D player is packed with amenities included a built in WiFi antenna. Much more than a disc player, read on to see what Yamaha is bringing to the table.

4 expert reviews | 61 user reviews

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Philips BDP7600

The BDP7600 deserves a place on your shortlist for several reasons – its elegant design, satisfying build quality, dazzling 2D and 3D pictures, busy feature list and simple operating system. Feature highlights include built-in Wi-Fi, Net TV, the...

25 expert reviews | 305 user reviews

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LG BD370

A terrific picture, a responsive interface, and plenty of streaming goodness make the LG BD370 a terrific player, despite a few shortcomings.

50 expert reviews | 1265 user reviews

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Panasonic DMP-BDT320

For those who appreciate using video calls and conferencing with Skype on a big screen, this player has the capability to do so, provided that you have webcam to go along with it. Perhaps Panasonic should bundle in a webcam to sweeten the deal as easy...

23 expert reviews | 520 user reviews

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LG BP350

The LG BP350 Blu-ray player is a budget-friendly option that can double as a streaming box. It has a few hiccups here and there loading apps, but it has impressive video quality.

8 expert reviews | 652 user reviews

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Pioneer UDP-LX500 (Black)

I'm very happy with my purchase, built like a tank, thaught it was full of bricks when i picked it up. Fantastic sound from analog phono's hooked up with, Pioneer A-400 Amplifier, Tannoy 611 Speakers.

12 user reviews

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Sony BDPS3700B Smart Blu-ray Player - Black

"My mother in law was looking for a new DVD/ Bluray player to match her Sony Tv. I was going to buy her the slightly cheaper model, but went for the 3700, what a great choice. It contacts to your internet without issue and allows you to have apps, both...

11 user reviews

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The Oppo replaced a Panasonic UB700 which I was happy with. Purchased on the recognition of the perceivable difference between Dolby Vision title vs their HDR10 counterparts. If getting the best performance matters to you, especially if you have an...

135 user reviews